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The 9th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Global Integrity: 2000 and Beyond -- Developing Anti-Corruption Strategies in a Changing World.

10-15 October, 1999

Durban, South Africa


This site provides access to most of the papers presented at the 9th IACC. The order of papers represents the actual presentations given and may diverge in some cases from the orginal programme. Some few papers may continue to be added to this site. A limited number of CD-ROMs containing this material will be produced and will be available, one per person, free of charge.

To order one of these CDs, please contact:

Ms. Leticia Andreu,
Transparency International,
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  • Opening Ceremony
  • Day 1
    • Opening Plenary: Developing the Anti-Corruption Agenda for 2000 and Beyond
    • Workshop 1: Fighting Corruption in Africa: Lessons Learned from the Region
    • Workshop 2: Eastern and Central Europe and CIS - Fighting Corruption in Transition Economies
    • Workshop 3: Latin America and the Caribbean - Building on the OAS Convention
    • Workshop 4: Asia-Pacific - Enhancing accountability through the media
    • Workshop 5: Middle East and Northern Africa
    • Workshop 6: OECD Countries
  • Day 2
    • Plenary: Corruption, Transition and Globalisation
    • Workshop 1: Empirical approaches for identifying reform areas and tracking effectiveness of reforms
    • Workshop 2: International public procurement - strengthening the integrity of procurement through more transparency
    • Workshop 3: Good corporate governance and business ethics
    • Workshop 4: Role of donors and international financial institutions
    • Workshop 5: Countering political corruption: can money politics be contained?
    • Workshop 6: Corruption and the media's role
    • Workshop 7: International co-operation on money laundering and offshore financial centres
    • Workshop 8: Making anti-corruption treaties work
    • Workshop 9: Community involvement and public education
    • Workshop 10: Towards an integrated strategy to fight corruption: collective action planning from Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania
    • Workshop 11: Bringing the corrupt to justice - case studies
  • Day 3
    • Plenary: Ethics, Accountability and Good Governance
    • Workshop 1: Effective Use of Legal and Asset Tracing Remedies for Corruption
    • Workshop 2: Ethics Management in the Public Sector
    • Workshop 3: Institutional Interventions to Contain Corruption: Single Agency, Ombudsman, Public Protector, Special Commission, Corruption Tribunals
    • Workshop 4: Role of Parliamentarians in Africa
    • Workshop 5: Corporate Compliance Programmes
    • Workshop 6: Developing an Ethical Police Force
    • Workshop 7: Private Sector Financial Accountability and Transparency
    • Workshop 8: Corruption and the Environment
    • Workshop 9: Raising Public Awareness: The Role of the Creative Arts
    • Workshop 10: Learning from Country Case Studies: Contemporary Themes in Combating Corruption
    • Workshop 11: Towards an Integrated Strategy to Fight Corruption: Collective Action Planning from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Benin
  • Day 4
    • Plenary: Developing Effective Integrity Systems and Strategies: National and International Best Practice
    • Workshop 1: Corruption in Judicial Systems: Developing a Methodology
    • Workshop 2: Public Sector Financial Transparency and Accountability: The Emerging Global Architecture, and Case Studies
    • Workshop 3: Providing Ethical Local Government
    • Workshop 4: Fostering Regional and International Co-Operation in Prevention and Investigation
    • Workshop 5: Organised Crime and Corruption
    • Workshop 6: Comprehensive Country Strategies Against Corruption
    • Workshop 7: Sectoral Initiatives: Health
    • Workshop 8: Corruption and the Role of Civil Society Organisations
    • Workshop 9: Private Sector and Government Co-Operation in Conducting Investigations and Oversight
    • Workshop 10: Countering Corruption in Customs
  • Day 5
  • Open Presentations


  • Day 2

    • Plenary: Corruption, Transition and Globalisation

      1. Keynote Speakers:

        • Gore, Al: Videotape Remarks
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
        • Ouattara, Alassane D.: The Fight Against Corruption Must Come From Within
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
        • Timofeev, Lev: Corruption and Illegal Economic Practices as They Are Reflected in Everyday Life and Social Consciousness in Russia
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
        • Salim, Emil: Toward Development with Integrity
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Panel Discussion:

        • Shin, Myoung-Ho: Developing Effective Anti-Corruption Strategies in a Changing World
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 1: Empirical Approaches for Identifying Reform Areas and Tracking Efffectivenesss of Reforms

      1. Africa, Cherrel / Mattes, Robert: Corruption - The Attitudinal Component: Tracking Public Perceptions of Official Corruption in South Africa
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Gasiep, Cassiem: International Public Procurement
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      3. Gopakumar, K.: The Experience of Bangladesh
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file, download the PowerPoint presentation
      4. Gopakumar, K.: A Report Card on the Impact of Economic Reforms on the Private Enterprise Sector in India
        download the PowerPoint presentation
      5. Lambsdorff, Johann Graf: Corruption in Empirical Research - A Review
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      6. Wei, Shang-Jin: Special Governance Zone: A Practical Entry-Point for a Winnable Anti-Corruption Program
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    • Workshop 2: International Public Procurement - Strengthening the Integrity of Procurement Through More Transparency

      1. Summary Report
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      2. Compranet: An Electronic System of Government Procurement
        download the PowerPoint presentation
      3. Gruenberg, Christian: Is it Possible to Avoid Corruption in Public Biddings?
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Lambert-Mogilianski, A. / Verdier, T.: Corruption and Competition in Public Market Auctions
        read the abstract, download the Acrobat file
      5. Letchmiah, Deen: Integrating Socio-Economic Objectives and Transparency in Public Procurement The South African Experience
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      6. Peus, Busso: Strengthening the Integrity of Public Procurement Through Greater Transparency
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      7. Wiehen, Michael: The Integrity Pact: The Concept, the Model and the Present Applications
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      8. Wittig, Wayne A.: Building Value Through Public Procurement: A Focus on Africa
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      9. Wittig, Wayne A.: A Strategy for Improving Public Procurement
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      10. WTO Secretariat: WTO Work on Transparency in Government Procurement
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    • Workshop 3: Good Governance and Business Ethics

      1. Berenbeim, Ronald:
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Cragg, Wesley: Human Rights and Business Ethics: Fashioning a New Social Contract
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      3. Gregory, Holly J. / Simms, Marsha E.: Corporate Governance: What it is and Why it Matters
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      4. Hill, Gayle: How Can Compliance be Promoted and Monitored?
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      5. Jones, Roy: Fighting Corruption: The Role of Trade Unions
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      6. Shelton, Joanna R.: World Bank/OECD Global Corporate Governance Forum Remarks
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      7. Additional Papers

        • Business Ethics in Russia
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        • Recommendations on Introducing Business Conduct Ethics in Russia
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    • Workshop 4: Role of Donors and International Financial Institutions

      1. Summary Report
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      2. Cooksey, Brian: Do Aid Agencies Have a Comparative Advantage in Fighting Corruption in Africa?
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Grey, Cheryl: The World Bank's Anti-Corruption Agenda
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    • Workshop 5: Countering Political Corruption: Can Money Politics be Contained?

      1. Brademas, John: Countering Political Corruption: Can Money in Politics be Contained?
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Cepeda Ulloa, Fernando: Financing Politics and Corruption (sp)
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      3. National Democratic Institute for International Affairs: Legislative Ethics: A Comparative Analysis
        read the abstract, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 6: Corruption and the Media's Role
      (see also day 1 workshop 4 on the media)

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Shrestha, Aditya Man: Case Studies From Nepal on Media and Corruption
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      3. Vogl, Frank: The Media and Corruption
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      4. Questionnaire
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    • Workshop 7: International Co-Operation on Money Laundering and Offshore Financial Centres

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Uche, Chibuike U: Money Laundering: A View From a Developing Country
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. United Nations: Strategy Against Corruption and its Financial Channels
        read the abstract, download the PowerPoint presentation
    • Workshop 8: Making Anti-Corruption Treaties Work

      1. Garcia Gonzales, Jorge: Status of Discussions on Organising OAS Programme to Monitor or Otherwise Promote Implementation and Enforcement of the Inter-American Convention (sp)
        download the PowerPoint presentation
      2. Pieth, Mark: Making the OECD-Initiative Work
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 9: Community Involvement and Public Education

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Larmour, Peter: Developing a Masters Unit in Corruption and Anti Corruption
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Vannath, Chea: Anti-Corruption Activities: Case of Cambodia (Working with Reform Willing Government)
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      4. Wong, Fanny: Community and Public Education: The Hong Kong Experience
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 10: Towards an Integrated Strategy to Fight Corruption: Collective Action Planning from Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania

      1. Ghana:
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Malawi:
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Tanzania:
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 11: Bringing the Corrupt to Justice - Case Studies

      1. Batty, T. R.: Botswana
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      2. Jin, Jun: Crimes of Embezzlement and Bribery in the Financial Field and Their Investigation
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      3. Rahzm Bin Uda, Dato'abdul: Public Prosecutor V. Dato' Sahar Bin Arpan
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      4. Stevens, John: Integrity is Non-Negotiable. Scotland Yard's Strategic Response to the Dangers of Corruption
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